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28-3158. Driver license or instruction permit application
A. A person who applies for an instruction permit or for a driver license shall use a form furnished by the department.
B. An applicant shall pay the fee prescribed by section 28-3002 for a driver license or for an instruction permit issued under section 28-3154, 28-3155, 28-3156 or 28-3225. For a class A, B or C license application, payment of the fee required by this section entitles the applicant to not more than three attempts to pass the written examination or road test within twelve months from the date of the application. The department shall refund an application fee pursuant to section 28-373.
C. An applicant for an instruction permit or a driver license shall give the department satisfactory proof of the applicant's full legal name, date of birth, sex and domicile residence address in this state, if the applicant has a residence address, and that the applicant's presence in the United States is authorized under federal law.
D. The application for an instruction permit or a driver license shall state the following:
1. A brief description of the applicant and any other identifying information required by the department.
2. Whether the applicant has been licensed, and if so, the type of license issued, when the license was issued and what state or country issued the license.
3. If the applicant was never licensed, the applicant's last previous state or country of residence.
4. The social security number of the applicant.
E. The department shall:
1. Verify that a social security number provided by an applicant is a valid number assigned to that applicant.
2. Retain the social security number in its records.
F. The social security number provided to the department pursuant to subsection D of this section for an applicant's driver license or instruction permit shall not appear on an applicant's driver license or instruction permit unless the applicant requests that the social security number appear on the applicant's driver license or instruction permit as the driver license or instruction permit number. Except as provided in sections 28-455 and 41-1954, the department shall not release the social security number to any person unless the applicant requests that the social security number appear on the applicant's driver license or instruction permit as the driver license or instruction permit number. The provisions of this subsection shall be included in each application.
G. The department may adopt and implement procedures to deny a driver license or instruction permit to a person who has been deported. The department may adopt and implement procedures to reinstate a person's privilege to apply for a driver license or permit if the person's legal presence status is restored.
H. On request of an applicant, the department shall allow the applicant to provide on the license or permit a post office box address that is regularly used by the applicant.
I. The department may request an applicant who appears in person for a license, a duplicate license or reinstatement of a driving privilege to complete satisfactorily the vision screening prescribed by the department.
J. If a driver license applicant submits satisfactory proof to the department that the applicant is a veteran, on request of the applicant, the department shall allow a distinguishing mark to appear on the license that identifies the person as a veteran.